Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

Events

Leonardo da Vinci - A Mind in Motion
Leonardo da Vinci - A Mind in MotionFriday, June 07, 2019 → Sunday, September 08, 2019

"Motion is the cause of all life" This exhibition at the British Library explores the major role Leonardo ascribed to motion in his quest to understand the natural world. It looks particularly at his life-long study of water, which he believed to be driving force of nature. To mark the 500th anniversary of Leonardo's...

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Love in Ancient India. A Comparison with Dante, Cavalcanti and Andrew the Chaplain
Love in Ancient India. A Comparison with Dante, Cavalcanti and Andrew the ChaplainWednesday, June 26, 2019

Love in Ancient India The theme of love in the literary works of Ancient India: from the holy texts to epic poems, dramas and satires. Fabrizia Baldissera gives a lecture on Kama, the god of desire and eroticism who, like Cupid, carries lethal bow and arrows and is always portrayed as beautiful. The talk will move across...

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Social Antimafia: meet Luigi Ciotti, founder of Libera
Social Antimafia: meet Luigi Ciotti, founder of LiberaThursday, June 27, 2019

Meet Luigi Ciotti founder of "Libera Contro le Mafie", an organisation that promotes the use of land and assets seized from the Mafia to set up local food cooperatives, anti-drug projects and community centres, as well as seeking to provide employment for those sidelined by organised crime.In this talk with Davide Palmisano,...

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Academy Voices: Transcending Borders IV - Scandinavia
Academy Voices: Transcending Borders IV - ScandinaviaTuesday, July 02, 2019

The Royal Academy of Music and the Italian Cultural Institute in London are delighted to feature a new multifaceted music cycle, to show the enduring dialogue and fruitful encounter between the cultures of European Countries once more. Academy Voices presents a programme of enchanting works by Edvard Grieg, Adolf Lindb...

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London Piano Master: Gala Concert and Award Ceremony
London Piano Master: Gala Concert and Award CeremonySaturday, July 20, 2019

The LPM Faculty is composed by young, talented and experienced concert artists graduated from the top Music Universities. This year the XIV Edition of the LPM, organised by Artistic Director Stefania Passamonte will conclude with a Gala concert at the Italian Cultural Institute. It is an extraordinary event and also a rare...

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Renato D'Aiello - International Jazz Quartet
Renato D'Aiello - International Jazz Quartet Thursday, July 25, 2019

Join us at the Institute for an amazing concert with the passionate, intense, poetic sound of Renato and his acclaimed International Jazz Quartet!ProgrammeRenato D’Aiello's original works & American songbookPerformersRenato D’Aiello, tenor saxophone Matyas Gayer, pianoNicola Muresu, double bassAlfonso Vi...

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Medea by Pier Paolo Pasolini
Medea by Pier Paolo PasoliniMonday, July 29, 2019

Salon Italia in Italian with English subtitles Introduction and post screening discussion with Nick Walker Director: Pierpaolo PasoliniWriter: Pier Paolo PasoliniCast: Maria Callas, Massimo Girotti, Laurent TerzieffDrama 1h 50 min I 1975 On a quest to retrieve the fabled Golden Fleece, Jason and the Argonauts arrive...

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Summer Film Night: The Complexity of Happiness by Gianni Zanasi
Summer Film Night: The Complexity of Happiness by Gianni ZanasiWednesday, August 07, 2019

In Italian with English Subtitles The Complexity of Happiness (La felicità è un sistema complesso) Director: Gianni Zanasi Screenplay: Gianni Zanasi, Michele Pellegrini and Lorenzo Favella. Cast: Valerio Mastandrea, Giuseppe Battiston and Hadas Yaron. Comedy 2015 1h 57m [BOOK NOW] Enrico Giusti works to h...

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Summer Film Night: There is a light (Il padre d’Italia) by Fabio Mollo
Summer Film Night: There is a light (Il padre d’Italia) by Fabio MolloWednesday, August 14, 2019

In Italian with English subtitles There is a Light (Il padre d’Italia) Director: Fabio Mollo Screenplay: Fabio Mollo, Josella Porto Cast: Luca Marinelli, Isabella Ragonese, Anna Ferruzzo Drama | 1h 32min | 2017 [BOOK NOW] Paolo is a 30-year-old who works unwillingly as a sales clerk in a Turin department st...

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Summer Film Night: The Ploy (La macchinazione) by David Grieco
Summer Film Night: The Ploy (La macchinazione) by David GriecoWednesday, August 21, 2019

The Ploy (La macchinazione) In Italian with English subtitles Director: David Grieco Writers: Guido Bulla, David Grieco Cast: Massimo Ranieri, Libero De Rienzo, Matteo Taranto Drama I 1.40mins. I 2016 [BOOK NOW] On 2 November 1975, at the Idroscalo in Ostia, one of the greatest intellectuals of the twentieth century...

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Germano Facetti: A Nazi labour camp survivor who revolutionised British book design
Germano Facetti: A Nazi labour camp survivor who revolutionised British book designTuesday, September 10, 2019

On the occasion of the Insiders Outsiders Festival With Phil Baines, Rick Poynor and Chiara Barbieri Presented by Chiara Barbieri, the event will open with a screening of the documentary “The Yellow Box: Short History of Hate” (27’) directed by Anthony West. In this, Facetti recalls his experienc...

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